March 22, 2018
Eschewing Traditions- A Conversation with James Balo

Above: James Balo, 12 Heads, mixed media and paint 2017. The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) was established by Lin and Ted Arison to identify and nurture the most accomplished young artists in the visual, literary, design and performing arts, and to assist them at a critical juncture in their educational and professional development.

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March 19, 2018
Tate Modern Announces Cinema Programme

Above:Gabriel Abrantes, Ornithes (still), 2013. 16mm film. Courtesy of Mutual Respect Productions and the artist Zhou Tao, Tamara Henderson, Babette Mangolte, Jean Painlevé, Cauleen Smith, Jan Švankmajer, Joan Jonas, Bahar Noorizadeh, William Kentridge, Shireen Seno, Jeremy Shaw, Sky Hopinka, Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Jumana Manna, James N.

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January 29, 2018
2018 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS ANNOUNCED

Above: A still from the film Monsters and Men with Jeffery Wright and Jennifer Hudson.   After 10 days and 123 feature films, the 2018 Sundance Film Festival’s Awards Ceremony took place tonight, with host Jason Mantzoukas emceeing and jurors presenting 28 prizes for feature filmmaking in Park City, Utah.

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November 8, 2017
Director Ava DuVernay and Composer Quincy Jones Lead November Programming at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture

Above: Ava DuVernay. Photo from Ms. DuVernay’s website. The National Museum of African American History and Culture’s November public programming features 2017 Smithsonian American Ingenuity Award-winners, Selma director Ava DuVernay and legendary musician and composer Quincy Jones, and special guest Selma lead actor David Oyelowo.

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October 4, 2017
Sundance Institute Names 2017 Episodic Lab Fellows

Sundance Institute has selected 10 original independent pilots for holistic support at its fourth annual Episodic Lab. With topics ranging from awkward family dynamics to the rippling effect of crime on a community, the scope of this year’s projects, and the diverse backgrounds of their creators, speaks to the Institute’s broad and visionary support of the episodic format;

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